When you join the Department of Justice, you become part of a people-focussed organisation working hard to make our community a fairer and safer place to live. We offer many different employment opportunities in locations around Western Australia. You will have a chance to make a real difference to your local communities and to the lives of those you work with.
About the role
This is for a full time permanent appointment.
Wyndham Work Camp is located 100kms from Kununurra and 1000kms from Broome Regional Prison.
The Senior Work Camp Officer is responsible for the day to day running of the Prison Work Camp and ensures the custody and security of offenders, reparation to the community and reduction in re-offending. On behalf of the Superintendent, the Senior Work Camp Officer undertakes all administrative duties required for the operation of the work camp and manages all available resources to achieve identified outcomes. This includes prisoner assessment for work camp suitability in conjunction with Superintendent.
The following pre appointment conditions must be met:
- Diploma in Correctional Administration
- Workplace Assessor & Trainer
All employees are required to undergo employment screening, which includes a National Criminal History Check and other checks that may be relevant to the position requirements.
How to apply
Please ensure you review the attached JDF for further information about the work related requirements of the position. This information will assist you with the preparation of your application.
We require you to submit:
A current comprehensive CV including the contact details of two referees and a statement addressing the following essential work related requirements (selection criteria):
- Resources Management
- Team Building and Maintaining Relationships
- Priority Setting and Delegation
Please ensure you allow sufficient time to submit your application, as late applications will not be accepted.
To submit your application click the “Apply for Job” button at bottom of this page. Emailed applications will not be accepted.
If required we may choose to supplement the field of applications by conducting a Candidate Search.
Equity and Diversity
People from diverse background are encouraged to apply. The Department upholds a working environment that is free from discrimination in accordance with Equal Opportunities legislation.
Applicants found suitable but not recommended for this vacancy, may be considered for subsequent similar vacancies in the Department of Justice in accordance with Part 5 (General Appointment) of the Commissioner's Instructions: Filling a Public Sector Vacancy.
If you would like further information on this opportunity please contact Ian West on 9193 8562 for a confidential discussion.
Applications are to be submitted by no later than 4.30pm on Wednesday 29 May 2019.